Music

Joyful Noise Gospel Brunch at Occidental Center for the Arts Feb. 11

Saturday February 23 @ 11 am. Gospel Brunch at Occidental Center for the Arts. Please join us for a festive and inspirational event celebrating Black History Month at OCA! featuring the Joyful Noise Gospel Choir and traditional Southern cooking by West County’s own ‘Saucy Mama’! This event is generously sponsored by The Sonoma County Gazette and(…)

Trans Artist Joins Santa Rosa Symphony Celebration of Female Composers and Artists Feb. 9 – 11

On February 9, 10 and 11, 2019, the Santa Rosa Symphony (SRS) presents “Love Letters,” celebrating women and love. Guest conductor Sarah Ioannides will lead the orchestra for this concert, which begins with Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s Overture in C major and ends with her brother Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, Scottish. After Fanny’s overture,  Out Trans(…)

The Billie Holiday Project at Occidental Center for the Arts

Saturday February 9 @ 8 pm. Stella Heath Quintet presents: The Billie Holiday Project at Occidental Center for the Arts. Evocative songstress Stella Heath (French Oak Gypsy Band) fronts a stellar band of local musicians for a cabaret-style musical tribute to the life and art of the legendary singer for Black History Month at OCA’s(…)

Words and Music’ with Laurie Lewis, Don Henry, Claudia Russell and Nina Gerber At OCA Jan. 18

Calendar/Singer/Songwriter Music: Friday January 18 @ 7 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts is pleased to present: ‘Words and Music’ with Laurie Lewis, Don Henry, Claudia Russell and Nina Gerber. Join us for a night of outstanding music when three celebrated, award-winning singer/songwriters trade favorite tunes in a Nashville-style song circle, accompanied by virtuoso guitarist Nina(…)

Peppino D’Agostino iva at Occidental Center for the Arts

Saturday December 15,  2018 @ 7 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts proudly presents:  Guitar Virtuoso Peppino D’Agostino ! Internationally renowned finger picking acoustic guitarist, composer and master teacher D’Agostino will present a dynamic concert covering his original classical, folk, Irish, Italian, Brazilian, flamenco and jazz compositions aka “minestrone music”. Don’t miss this warm and(…)

Nov. 30 through Dec. 9th, 2018. Occidental Community Choir Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Music From Home’

Born around a bonfire in the town of Occidental in 1978, the Occidental Community Choir has become a treasured West County cultural institution. Creative, quirky and consistently melodious, OCC celebrates its 40th Birthday this year! So, instead of having a midlife crisis and getting a tattoo, we’re observing this momentous occasion with a winter concert series celebrating four decades of making(…)